College News

This is our life’s work—and we’re working to share our life’s next chapter with you. Temple College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty are forging new paths every day in dozens of exciting disciplines, and we want you to know about them! Read about their discoveries, accomplishments and events here and please contact us if you have a story you think we should tell. From Africology to Criminal Justice, from Psychology to Spanish, the College teaches its students how to see the world from new perspectives and make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. Follow their adventures here and see where their journeys lead them next.

Image of Professor Bryant Simon from the History Department

The history professor credits none other than another professor with inspiring him to study history. Now, he hopes his historical writings can inspire today’s students to stud the past.


Image of student Jamal Parker

The Africology and African American studies major and English minor tells us about his time at Temple University, his love for writing and helping others, and his poem, “Commencement.”

Africology and African American Studies, English

Image of Political Science graduating senior Paige Hill

As Political Science senior Paige Hill prepares to address her fellow graduates, she explains what’s driven her to this moment and what will drive her forward post-graduation.

Political Science

Collage of College of Liberal Arts 2018 graduating seniors

Commencement is this week! Find out what some of our graduates’ favorite Temple University memories are and see what they’re planning after graduation.